Archive for September, 2011

Samsung Electronics Co., a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, launches the new sleek and stylish Series 3 305U1A notebook. Weighing just 1.3kg and featuring a choice of 5 vivid colors and an amazingly slim bezel display, this offering also boast the latest AMD processor and Windows 7 Basic.

“Now you can enjoy smart computing that looks as good as it performs with the Samsung Notebook Series 3 305U1A,” said Kyuho Uhm, Senior Vice President of IT Solutions Business at Samsung Electronics. “As well as boasting an extremely thin and light design, with a stylish slim bezel display and choice of vivid colors, it’s also packed with the latest mobile technology for optimized performance and ease of use on the go. So with the 305U1A you get the best of all worlds.”


Lenovo unleashed its ace in the battle of tablets in the industry, hailed as the IdeaPad Tablet K1. This offering from Lenovo boasts new tablet features such as a simple one-button interface, Flash 10.3, and exclusive SocialTouch that creates a one-stop social connection.

Vicky Agorrilla, Country General Manager of Lenovo Philippines said, “We are setting the benchmark on innovation and quality with the launch of the new Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet K1 in the Philippines. Through observation, we noticed Filipinos are adding tablets to their shopping list that helps them stay connected and productive when on the move. The Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet K1 definitely delivers this enhanced user experience for consumers looking for both a mobile entertainment device for staying connected to family and friends, accessing social media networks and enjoying music, movies, apps and the web on-the-go.”

Symantec Asia Pacific’s Regional Consumer Product Marketing Manager, Mr. David Hall; Internet Safety Advocate & Director, Mr. Effendy Ibrahim; and Technology Law Expert, Atty. JJ Disini

Norton Everywhere, an initiative to protect consumers, anytime, anywhere, no matter what device they are using to access the Internet. In order to cultivate this mission, Norton by Symantec announced the availability of the Norton Internet Security and Norton AntiVirus 2012; and unveils their plans to deliver Norton One, the security industry’s first customized, membership-based offering.

Norton AntiVirus and Norton Internet Security 2012 are designed to improve on their already industry-leading benchmarks for protection and performance, while enhancing the overall user experience.

Sony Philippines together with Electroworld collaborates in bringing a new VAIO Store in SM Mall of Asia, located at Unit NP201, Cyberzone. The store offers an extraordinary experience for shoppers who want to immerse themselves in technology innovation.

Sony Philippines Director for Retail Management, Twinkle Rafael said, “The opening of the new VAIO store is part of our expansion initiative to bring top-of-the-line consumer technology products to more urbanites.” She also added that “SM MOA is a strategic location due its bustling retail landscape featuring diverse offerings. We are very thrilled to be present in this retail mecca and showcase our products.”

Intel Philippines formally launched a contest that will unravel Filipino’s love for music. Hailed as the “Sing to Win” contest, participants are encouraged to exhibit their creativity in making their own music videos, for a chance to win notebook that is powered by the 2nd Generation Intel Core processors.

The online contest actually started last August 28 and will end on December 1. “Sing to Win” online participants are challenged to create music videos and upload it on the Intel Philippines Facebook Page. Since the contest promotes the local music scene, participants are given 22 pre-selected OPM songs to choose from. With these pieces, they are allowed to show off their talents in any manner they wish to, and develop their film using any film style. The entries must be submitted on or before December 1.

Schneider Electric, a global leader in integrated critical power and cooling services, today announced the launch of the Galaxy 300 UPS system.

The Galaxy 300 provides a simplified and reliable solution for protecting small and medium businesses, commercial buildings and technical facilities. It offers reliable power protection and a robust and easy to install system at the best price to performance ratio.

The wireless leader Smart Communications, Inc. finally unveils their much awaited Smartphone hailed as Smart Netphone 701 that was initially introduce last February during the 2011 Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona Spain.

The netphone 701 is an Android-compliant smartphone designed by Smart with the most Internet capability specifications and it is the first and only smartphone in the Philippines to come with a full suite of Internet services at no extra cost — it is designed to provide the users with full Internet experience in bite-sized amounts.